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Course summary

Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary: -Engage in contemporary, relevant modules and tailor your educational focus.

  • Develop your teaching and learning skills with peer support.
  • Learn in a multiprofessional group that mirrors the workplace.
  • Contribute to a vibrant learning community and wider development network.
  • Explore healthcare practice in detail, and discover how best to approach it from an educational perspective.
This course is aimed at early career educators, as well as experienced practitioners in health and social care. It is designed to develop your educational knowledge base, and practical teaching skills. The course is flexible to your personal requirements you can take it to the level of qualification that you require. How you learn: All our courses are designed around a set of key principles based on engaging you with the world, collaborating with others, challenging you to think in new ways, and providing you with a supportive environment in which you can thrive. You will have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of diverse and innovative teaching and learning approaches, which will allow you to develop your educational practice and educational provision in the workplace. The course allows you to learn, engage and develop your practice in a multi-professional community which mirrors the workplace. It can be completed either taught (campus-based) or via distance learning. You can study individual modules from this course and gain academic credit towards a qualification. Visit our continuing professional development website for more information. You learn through:
  • workshops
  • online resources
  • webinars
  • multi-professional educational community
  • assessment and feedback
Applied learning - Work placements You will be expected to complete teaching activity to support your educational development. For full-time learners who no longer have access to a practice setting, we can support you with this. Networking opportunities On this course, you'll benefit from a diverse, supportive learning community with which you can network, develop links and share good practice. Future careers This course prepares you for a career in
  • educational roles in practice and academic settings.
  • pre-registration nursing and midwifery training in higher education
  • NMC registered professionals can gain NMC teacher status upon completion of their postgraduate certificate. Dental trainers have used this course to enhance their eligibility in support of dental trainees. If you are registered with the Society of Radiographers, you are eligible to apply for Practice Educator Accreditation after completion of the Introduction to Healthcare Education module.


Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. Modules studied may differ depending on when you start your course. Year 1 - Compulsory modules Advancing Learning And Teaching For Practice (Distance Learning) Learning And Teaching For Practice (Distance Learning) Elective modules Interprofessional Education (Distance Learning) Learners In Difficulty (Distance Learning) Simulation-Based Education (Distance Learning) Technology Enhanced Learning (Distance Learning) Year 2 - Compulsory modules Researching For Practice (Distance Learning) Elective modules Evidencing Your Cpd Evidencing Your Cpd Interprofessional Education (Distance Learning) Learners In Difficulty (Distance Learning) Planning Service Improvement Simulation-Based Education (Distance Learning) Technology Enhanced Learning (Distance Learning) Final year - Compulsory modules Dissertation

Assessment method

Coursework Practicals

Entry requirements

Normally, a first degree or professional qualification in a related health care subject. International students require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill area. If you are an International or non-UK European student, you can find out more about the country specific qualifications we accept on our international qualifications page. You can also watch a video guide on how to apply.

English language requirements

International students require an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each skill area.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

Please refer to our website for up-to-date information on costs and fees for both full-time and part-time postgraduate study options:
Health and Social Care Education at Sheffield Hallam University - UCAS